CRÉHANGE, A[lexandre] ben Baruch.

La Semaine Israelite.

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96209
La Semaine Israelite.
Ou le Tze'enah Ure'enah Moderne. Entretiens de Josue Hadass avec sa Famille.
Paris, M.A. Crehange, 1846.
£1,250
Cr hange's adaptation of Tze'enah u-Re'enah into French by rendering the work as conversations of Joshua Josu Hadass with his family on holy scriptures, their relations with the religion and Jewish morals.

Tze'enah u-Re'enah lit. 'Come and See', a title taken from the Song of Songs, 3 11, 'Go forth and see, O ye daughters of Zion' is an exegetical rendering in Yiddish of the Pentateuch, the haftarot and the Five Scrolls, composed at the end of the 16th century by Rabbi Jacob ben Isaac Ashkenazi 1550 1625 , it is sometimes called the 'Women's Bible'. The work consists of discourses on selected topics or passages from parashat hashavuah the weekly chapter of the Pentateuch , the haftarot, and the Scrolls, combining of the peshat literal exegesis and the derash free interpretation , interwoven with legends from the Midrash and other sources, stories and topical comments on moral behaviour.
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4to, (26.5 x 16 cm). Five parts in two volumes. Numerous tinted lithographed plates. Vol. I: 72, 180, 73-200 (non-sequential). Vol II: 128, 146, (2), 152. Foxed. Contemporary calf-backed boards, spines gilt, worn. Text in French, Hebrew and Yiddish (?)

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